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Livelihood Forum: Integrated Farming System (IFS) for Doubling Farmers' Income by 2022

Jan 28, 2020,Chandigarh




Livelihood Forum, as an initiative under FICCI Chandigarh’s Regional Committee on Agriculture & Allied Activities, focuses at identifying key detriments to livelihood security across sectoral and demographic boundaries, as well as finding adoptable solutions for addressing mapped concerns. The coverage of this program is North India, with special focus on States of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

As the first edition, Livelihood Forum 2020 adopts the case of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 and ensuring livelihood security in agriculture. Being organized in collaboration with NABARD Punjab, the program is expected to witness a gathering of 100+ progressive farmers, agri-allied industry (livestock, crop processing etc), agriculture equipment & technology providers, and agriexperts/researchers to understand benefits of the Integrated Farming System (IFS), map the best suited model for this region and draw an action plan to facilitate its adoption among farming community. The program will also disseminate knowledge on judicious use of inputs on farm and methods of ensuring overall farm health.

Program will be graced by Government officials from State Departments and State branches of Central Bodies including NABARD, Department of Agriculture/Animal Husbandry etc.


Integrated Farming System (IFS):

ü Livelihood Vulnerability among Farmers

ü Best Adoptable Integrated Farming Models

ü Involvement of Livestock Industry, Agri-Business Professionals and other stakeholders

Other related trends and sub-themes would be covered as well.

Integrated Soil and Water Management:

ü Need for soil and water management in agriculture

ü Role of Precision Farming and Technology (including ICT)

ü Best Practices and Case Studies from across States

Other related trends and sub-themes would be covered as well.

Value-Chain Management & Market Linkage:

ü Value-Chain and Post-Production Extension

ü Agricultural Marketing and Promotion

ü Micro-Financing for Rural Innovation

Other related trends and sub-themes would be covered as well.

  • Farmers & FPOs
  • Agri-Allied Industry-including representatives from dairy, poultry, fisheries, goat-rearing, piggery etc
  • Agri-Business Industry - including HYV seed providers, farm technology and machinery manufacturers
  • Policy Makers from State Government and Central Bodies
  • Researchers/Experts from Academic Institutes & Agri Think-Tanks

  • There is no registration fee for the program
  • Interested candidates may register to receive their program invite



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